Visa EB-1a for Extraordinary Individuals
EB-1a Immigration Attorney for Extraordinary Individuals
If you’re a professional who is recognized nationally or internationally for being an outstanding leader in your field of ability and would like to acquire a green card to reside in the U.S., then the EB-1a visa for Extraordinary Individuals allows you to acquire a green card to move to the US on a permanent basis. At AmLaw Group, our EB-1a visa attorneys will help you find the best way to turn those immigration dreams into a reality.
With our unique immigration philosophy and strategic approach, AmLaw Group’s visa attorneys have a 100% succes rate for our EB-1a petitions. Talk to our EB-1a visa attorney in Miami FL to get started with visa application today!
What You Should Know About the EB-1A Visa for Outstanding People
The Classic EB-1A Applicant
If you’re applying for an EB-1a visa, you need to need to be a professional, recognized nationally or internationally as an undisputed leader in your chosen field of ability. These activities should be related to the sciences, arts, sports, education, or business.
The applicant must satisfy at least three criteria in the list of requirements. The criteria relate to the applicant’s recognition in his field, any awards and prizes received, articles published in recognized publications, and other factors. Crafting together an effective strategy that successfully highights the applicant’s achievements and meet’s the requirements of the category demands expert knowledge and experience with this visa.
AmLaw Group has proven experience in successfully leading applicants to an approval of their EB-1a petition. If this sounds like you, get in touch with our EB-1a Visa attorneys to check your eligibility and get started with your immigration application.
Benefits of the EB-1A
There are numerous advantages of an EB-1a visa.
You have the opportunity to live and work in the United States while the petition is pending with USCIS.
You can enter and leave the United States during the entire period of the petition.
You may file with Premium Processing to receive a decision within 15 days.
There is no need for a job offer from an American employer.
Your family (spouse and unmarried minor children under the age of 21) will also receive green cards.
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Requirements for EB-1A Visa for Outstanding People
To obtain an EB-1a visa, you must provide proof of outstanding ability in your field of activity, according to three out of eight possible criteria. What evidence can there be? The evidence can be:
prize places for participation in international or national competitions;
publications about you and your activities in professional media (the requirement for the media is good circulation, a local newspaper will not work);
author’s publications, articles, research, etc .;
letters of recommendation from experts recognized in your field;
membership in professional communities / associations, where you can get only for outstanding achievements;
experience as a leader in an organization that has an impact in your professional field;
participation as a judge (jury) in events related to your professional field;
anything that can confirm the recognition of you as an expert in the field of your achievements.
As a rule, highly qualified people, professionals in their field, can apply for an EB-2 National Interest Waiver (NIW) visa. For clarity, let’s give examples of who can consider this category:
Not sure if you are qualified for an EB-1A visa? Our experienced immigration attorneys will check your eligibility and provide you with quality legal assistance throughout the application process.
Processing Times for EB-1A (Visa for Outstanding People) Visa Applications
EB-1a petitions are processed within 8-9 months. After approval of the petition and obtaining a visa (or changing status, if the beneficiary is in the United States for the entire period of consideration of the petition), you can switch to a green card that does not require renewals and confirmations. It will be possible to apply for US citizenship 5 years after the green card is issued. Talk to an experienced immigration lawyer for more information regarding your visa application.
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